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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How long has it been since you had your last blood stool test using a home kit?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,418 1,630 16.8 15.9-17.8 762 8.0 7.4- 8.7 521 4.9 4.4- 5.5 1,663 16.9 15.9-17.8 4,842 53.4 52.1-54.7
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,309 230 17.4 14.7-20.4 110 8.2 6.5-10.4 59 4.5 3.3- 6.1 151 11.0 9.0-13.5 759 58.9 55.2-62.5
GENDER
Males 393 80 19.9 15.1-25.8 34 8.0 5.3-12.0 18 4.7 2.8- 7.8 31 7.8 5.1-11.8 230 59.6 53.1-65.8
Females 916 150 15.5 12.8-18.6 76 8.4 6.4-10.9 41 4.3 2.9- 6.4 120 13.5 10.7-16.7 529 58.4 54.1-62.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 3 25.0 5.7-64.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 4.5 0.6-27.9 7 70.5 33.2-92.0
Non-Hispanic 1,287 225 17.4 14.7-20.5 110 8.3 6.6-10.5 59 4.6 3.3- 6.2 150 11.1 9.1-13.6 743 58.6 54.9-62.2
AGE
50-54 282 36 14.5 9.0-22.4 19 5.0 2.7- 9.1 4 1.5 0.4- 4.8 16 3.4 2.0- 5.8 207 75.7 67.8-82.1
55-64 456 83 18.5 14.5-23.3 42 10.8 7.5-15.3 15 3.4 1.8- 6.3 57 10.9 7.9-14.8 259 56.4 50.3-62.2
65-74 340 70 17.5 13.2-22.8 35 9.1 6.2-13.3 24 9.9 6.1-15.7 49 17.9 12.9-24.2 162 45.6 39.0-52.4
75+ 231 41 19.5 13.4-27.5 14 7.1 3.8-12.8 16 5.7 3.1-10.1 29 15.8 9.7-24.8 131 51.9 43.3-60.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 348 65 16.7 12.7-21.6 22 6.7 4.2-10.6 18 4.7 2.6- 8.5 29 9.1 5.7-14.3 214 62.7 56.3-68.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 465 72 16.5 12.0-22.4 50 10.3 7.1-14.6 17 4.5 2.6- 7.7 54 9.8 6.7-14.1 272 58.9 52.4-65.1
Some Post-H.S. 266 51 19.3 13.6-26.7 20 6.3 3.7-10.3 8 2.2 1.0- 4.9 38 14.7 9.9-21.4 149 57.5 49.4-65.2
College Graduate 228 42 17.8 12.4-25.1 18 8.1 4.5-14.2 16 6.8 3.7-12.1 30 11.5 7.6-17.0 122 55.8 46.9-64.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 292 50 14.4 10.1-20.1 23 6.4 3.8-10.4 14 4.3 1.9- 9.2 32 11.1 7.0-17.2 173 63.9 56.2-70.9
$15,000- 24,999 284 53 21.4 14.4-30.6 26 8.7 5.6-13.4 10 2.9 1.4- 6.0 38 14.2 8.9-22.0 157 52.7 44.3-61.0
$25,000- 34,999 155 22 12.3 7.6-19.2 14 8.4 4.2-16.1 11 6.9 3.4-13.4 25 17.4 10.9-26.7 83 55.0 45.0-64.7
$35,000- 49,999 156 26 14.3 8.9-22.4 14 7.5 3.9-13.9 5 3.8 1.4- 9.8 15 7.3 4.1-12.7 96 67.0 57.3-75.4
$50,000-74,999 108 18 19.2 9.9-33.9 7 4.5 1.9-10.3 6 8.6 3.4-20.2 11 10.9 5.6-20.0 66 56.8 43.8-69.0
$75,000+ 100 34 33.2 23.4-44.8 10 13.8 6.8-25.9 5 4.0 1.6- 9.7 8 7.5 3.6-15.1 43 41.5 30.6-53.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 651 125 18.9 14.9-23.7 54 6.9 5.0- 9.5 29 4.2 2.6- 6.7 72 10.0 7.3-13.6 371 59.9 54.5-65.0
No 619 99 16.4 12.8-20.6 54 9.3 6.7-12.9 29 4.8 3.1- 7.4 76 12.0 9.1-15.7 361 57.5 52.2-62.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 43 25.3 17.8-34.6 18 10.6 6.1-17.8 8 6.4 3.0-13.0 15 11.6 6.1-21.0 80 46.1 36.5-56.0
Non-Veteran 1,145 187 15.7 12.9-18.8 92 7.7 5.9- 9.9 51 4.1 2.9- 5.7 136 10.9 8.9-13.3 679 61.7 57.8-65.4

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having a blood stool test
and those respondents who were not asked formed the NEVER category.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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